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Fort residents petition for mandatory vaccinations

As Alberta Health Services issues a public alert for a local case of measles, a petition is already in the works to fight for mandatory vaccinations. The petition was started by a handful of Fort Saskatchewan residents and the group is petitioning for mandatory vaccinations (...

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Public alert issued after measles case confirmed in Edmonton area

The public may have been exposed to a case of measles between February 12 - 13. Alberta Health Services issued a public alert on Sunday, February 24. Individuals who were in the following locations on the date and time written may have been exposed to measles. February 12:...

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Wine and cheese event raises more than $1200 for Bruderheim preschool

It was a night for new adventures intasting on Friday, February 15. A Chocolate Wine and Cheese tasting eventwas hosted by the Little Rock Café, located inside the Studio 6 Hotel inBruderheim, on behalf of the Bruderheim Preschool. “We have been fundraising this year fo...

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Agricultural societies to save money through new program

The province has introduced a $10 million grant program to help agricultural societies reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Agricultural societies run more than 700 facilities throughout Alberta, which includes hockey rinks, curling rinks, community halls and facilities that host...

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Cold weather inspires students to create blankets for homeless

Extremely cold weather has inspired Davidson Creek Elementary students to transform shopping bags into blankets. With Environment Canada issuing extreme cold warnings, many students were kept inside during recess. Grade 6 students at David Creek Elementary used that time to s...

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Oversize load moving through the area

An oversize load will be transported from Edmonton to the Heartland area starting tonight. The piece of petrochemical equipment, which is known as a polypropylene reactor is 728-tones and 48 metres long. It was scheduled to be moved earlier this month but was delayed due to the...

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Extreme cold warning returns

Winter isn't done with Alberta just yet, that nasty windchill of -40C is back. Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for much of Alberta on Monday, February 18. This extreme cold will last throughout the morning and afternoon. This weather is expected to vary throug...

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Extreme cold stretch is over!

The extreme cold warning that covered much of Alberta, has been lifted. Environment Canada first issued the extreme cold warning on Saturday, February 2. As of today, February 15, the warning had been lifted. There is a bit of snow in the forecast for Edmonton and the...

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